| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:30 AM
The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses:
MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Woodward Reese "Wood" Smith, a retired ironworker who during his nearly 50-year career worked on some of the nation's most notable bridges, died July 13 of pneumonia at his Loch Raven Village home.
He was 93.
The son of a construction superintendent and...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Baltimore City will pay a third of the $150,000 cost of a Maryland Stadium Authority study to determine whether the city should build a new downtown arena linked to an expanded Baltimore Convention Center.
Members of the Baltimore Convention & Tourism...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Stuart Halstead Dobson, a retired Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. executive and civil engineer, died Nov. 20 of a massive stroke at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville.
The Stevensville resident was 76.
The son of a Bethlehem Steel Corp. mechanical...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Fireworks will light the sky over the Inner Harbor on New Year's Eve after a donation from The Baltimore Sun allowed organizers to meet their fundraising goal for putting on the annual display.
The Sun will serve as presenting sponsor for the 34-year-...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:02 AM
The former site of a waste incinerator in Northeast Baltimore could be developed into a big-box store or warehouses or a combination under a plan being proposed by construction magnate Willard Hackerman, who has a contract to purchase the vacant, 19-...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:20 PM
Backers of a proposed Inner Harbor arena linked to an expanded convention center expect to ask the state to provide funds for preliminary planning and design for the project's $420 million public portion.
The Greater Baltimore Committee, the business...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Baltimore officials have finalized the $1.1 million sale of a 19-acre "brownfields" site on Pulaski Highway to construction magnate Willard Hackerman, who plans to develop a big-box store or warehouses or both, a city economic development official said...
| May 25, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Construction magnate Willard Hackerman has offered to finance and build an 18,500-seat arena in downtown Baltimore, civic leaders say, freeing taxpayers from having to foot the bill and significantly increasing the chances that plans for a $900 million...
| May 31, 2011
If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War.
| May 28, 2011
| 10:56 AM
If Baltimore manages to build the $900 million convention center expansion and arena proposed for the Inner Harbor, business and civic leaders say, the city will join a growing list of destinations competing to woo lucrative convention business with...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:55 PM
A construction site trailer at Wyman Park Drive and West 33rd Street is scheduled to leave Tuesday.
For all intents and purposes, that ends the 5-year, federally mandated Stony Run Interceptor sewer project.
"I think the neighborhood is relieved.